Christmastide \Christ"mas*tide`\, n. [Christmas + tide time.] The season of Christmas. [1913 Webster]

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  • Christmastide — Liturgical year Western Advent Christmastide Epiphany Pre Lent Lent Easter Triduum Eastertide Ascensiontide Pentecost Ordinary Time Eastern Feast of Cross Nativity Fast Nativity T …   Wikipedia

  • Christmastide — noun Date: 1626 the festival season from Christmas Eve till after New Year s Day or especially in England till Epiphany …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Christmastide — /kris meuhs tuyd /, n. 1. the festival season from Christmas to after New Year s Day. 2. the period from Christmas Eve to Epiphany, esp. in England. [1620 30; CHRISTMAS + TIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Christmastide — noun a) the Christmas season b) the Twelve Days of Christmas Syn: yuletide …   Wiktionary

  • christmastide — n. season of the Christmas festival …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Christmastide — Christ•mas•tide [[t]ˈkrɪs məsˌtaɪd[/t]] n. 1) rel the Christmas season 2) rel the period from Christmas Eve to Epiphany • Etymology: 1620–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • Christmastide — /ˈkrɪsməstaɪd/ (say krismuhstuyd) noun the season of Christmas. {Christmas + tide time} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Christmastide —    This term refers to the period of the liturgical year that begins with the vigil of Christmas (December 24) and extends to the feast of the Epiphany (traditionally celebrated on January 6) …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Christmastide — noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6 • Syn: ↑Christmas, ↑Christmastime, ↑Yule, ↑Yuletide, ↑Noel • Hypernyms: ↑season • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Christmastide (album) — Christmastide Studio album by Bob Bennett Released 2009 …   Wikipedia

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